Links & Books


Up Heartbreak Hill
This site offers news, reviews, a filmmaker bio and information about screenings.


Navajo Nation

Navajo Nation
The official site of the government of the Navajo Nation offers information on the specific work of its various departments.

Navajo People - The Diné
This website provides a great collection of resources about Navajo culture and history curated by two Navajo artists.

Navajo Times
The Navajo Nation's newspaper, Navajo Times, is an excellent source for coverage of current issues. The archives even include stories on Thomas and Tamara's high school athletic performances.

Diné: A History of the Navajos. (Peter Iverson. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2002.)
A history of the largest American Indian nation in the U.S. conveyed through personal interviews, historical research and traditional histories.

Navajos Wear Nikes: A Reservation Life. (Jim Kristofic. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2011.)
The author recounts the challenges he encountered being raised on a Navajo Indian Reservation, where his mother worked as a nurse, and his struggles as the only white person in his class.

We Will Secure Our Future: Empowering the Navajo Nation. (Peterson Zah and Peter Iverson. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2012.)
President of the Navajo Nation reflects on the challenges he faced to attend college and the hardships Native American communities face in their lives and on their reservations.